Our Result - Cannabis - 1300418

Reference: 1300418

Charge

1. Cultivate not more than the prescribed number of plants
2. Possession of prescribed equipment

Law

1. Cultivate Cannabis Controlled Substances Act 1984, s 33K

A person who cultivates not more than the prescribed number of cannabis plants is guilty of an offence.

2. .Controlled Substances Act 1984, s 33LA

A person who, without reasonable excuse (proof of which lies on the person)—

 (a) has possession of any prescribed equipment; or
 (b) supplies to another person any prescribed equipment; or
 (c) has possession of any prescribed equipment intending to supply it to another person,

is guilty of an offence.

 

Penalty Received

No conviction – Fine of $200

Circumstances

BROOKLYN PARK

4 plants – No criminal history – Very rudimentary setup – Personal use – Needed without conviction due to work – carpenter – government contracts